Solitary Bird (solitarybird) wrote,
Solitary Bird
solitarybird

  • Mood:

Loneliness

Don't surrender your loneliness
So quickly.
Let it cut more deep.

Let it ferment and season you
As few human
Or even divine ingredients can.

Something missing in my heart tonight
Has made my eyes soft,
My voice so tender,

My need of God
Absolutely
Clear


Khwāja Šams ud-Dīn Muhammad Hāfez-e Šīrāzī, c. 1320-1389
Tags: apophatic spirituality, eremitic living, solitude
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